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vaccine

Vaccinations and Organic Cow Care

The first thing to consider is what you want to vaccinate against. Is it the respiratory bugs mainly?

Rumen graphic

Treating Rumen Acidosis in Cattle

When the rumen pH drops much below 6.0, Rumen acidosis begins to occur, burning the walls of the rumen.

Grass tetany

Treating Grass Tetany in Cattle

Grass tetany is caused by pastures with low magnesium and/or high potassium.

bug on alfalfa

Common Forage Pests and Problems

If your soil is not yet in good condition, or if the weather isn’t cooperating, and your plants are under stress and are attacked by a disease or pest, all the Utopian theories in the world will not help. You have to save that crop!

soybeans

How to Solve Common Soybean Problems

Of course, the way to grow healthy plants is to have fertile soil with good structure. As we have mentioned earlier, this means well aerated, loose soil with high levels of humus and beneficial soil organisms, and high, balanced levels of nutrients (high calcium is essential for disease resistance, for example). Some of the beneficial […]

Mother to three grown children plus grandchildren and a life long organic gardener, the author cultivates a nutrient-dense, pesticide and GMO-free garden, and raises a few chickens, with her husband in Ohio.

Proper Digestion Central to Health

Old wisdom suggests that to understand something our best bet is to simply be open to what it is telling us, with all of our senses. Use eyes, ears, smell, taste, touch, along with intuition, to notice the obvious — and trust our own perceptions. With the digestive system, or gut, its central location should […]